Author:LT. F. J. DAVIES

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1885 and 1891 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF BRITISH COLONIAL EXPEDITIONS AND WARFARE FOLLOWING THE LOSS OF KHARTOUM AND GENERAL GORDON IN THE SUDAN AND THEN LATER IN LAGOS NIGERIA

By: LT. F. J. DAVIES

Price: $8,455.99

Publisher: SUAKIM SUDAN LAGOS NIGERIA AFRICA, 1885

Seller ID: 0001904

Condition: Good+


On offer is a superb, significant manuscript relic of British military campaigns and expeditions to Africa in the latter half of the 19th Century at Suakim of the Sudan in 1885 and Lagos Nigeria in 1891 being an original diary of the two expeditions handwritten by Lieut. F. J. Davies, a member of the distinguished military family based at Elmley Castle, Worcestershire and attached to the Grenadier Guards, the most elevated being Lt. General Henry Fanshawe Davies (most likely F J Davies' father). Davies does a super job relating his life as an officer writing entries some brief, others more det... View more info